Zscaler Whale Trades For September 14

Zscaler Whale Trades For September 14

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Zscaler ZS.

And retail traders should know.

We noticed this today when the big position showed up on publicly available options history that we track here at Benzinga.

Whether this is an institution or just a wealthy individual, we don't know. But when something this big happens with ZS, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

So how do we know what this whale just did?

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 17 uncommon options trades for Zscaler.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 52% bullish and 47%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 6 are puts, for a total amount of $275,133, and 11 are calls, for a total amount of $362,210.

What's The Price Target?

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $150.0 to $210.0 for Zscaler over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is an insightful way to conduct due diligence on a stock.

This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for Zscaler's options for a given strike price.

Below, we can observe the evolution of the volume and open interest of calls and puts, respectively, for all of Zscaler's whale activity within a strike price range from $150.0 to $210.0 in the last 30 days.

Zscaler Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
ZS PUT TRADE BEARISH 09/23/22 $177.50 $67.5K 32 102
ZS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 10/21/22 $150.00 $63.0K 1.5K 212
ZS CALL TRADE BULLISH 10/21/22 $160.00 $39.0K 589 103
ZS PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/16/22 $175.00 $39.0K 997 206
ZS CALL TRADE BULLISH 10/21/22 $160.00 $38.7K 589 14

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
ZS PUT TRADE BEARISH 09/23/22 $177.50 $67.5K 32 102
ZS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 10/21/22 $150.00 $63.0K 1.5K 212
ZS CALL TRADE BULLISH 10/21/22 $160.00 $39.0K 589 103
ZS PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/16/22 $175.00 $39.0K 997 206
ZS CALL TRADE BULLISH 10/21/22 $160.00 $38.7K 589 14

Where Is Zscaler Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 1,017,140, the price of ZS is up 0.4% at $181.95.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 76 days.

What The Experts Say On Zscaler:

  • Piper Sandler has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on Zscaler, which currently sits at a price target of $175.
  • Deutsche Bank has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Zscaler, which currently sits at a price target of $215.
  • Stifel has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Zscaler, which currently sits at a price target of $210.
  • Wells Fargo has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Zscaler, which currently sits at a price target of $225.
  • Mizuho has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Zscaler, which currently sits at a price target of $200.

Options are a riskier asset compared to just trading the stock, but they have higher profit potential. Serious options traders manage this risk by educating themselves daily, scaling in and out of trades, following more than one indicator, and following the markets closely.

If you want to stay updated on the latest options trades for Zscaler, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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